Category: Ancient History


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A Study of History (10 volume set plus "Reconsiderations"). 11 volumes

By: Arnold J. Toynbee

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1951-1961

Mauve cloth boards with gilt particulars to spines. Spines a little faded. Otherwise a nice clean and complete set without previous owners' names or other markings. Includes volumes 1-10 plus volume numbered 12 "Reconsiderations" published in 1961. Please expect extra postage. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Atlas historique et geographique (2 parts)

By: Claude Buy de Mornas

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez l'auteur, 1762

Heavy wear at corners. Weak hinges to front boards. Full mottled calf, marbled endpapers, red page edges. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Ruled edges. Volume 1: 6 engraved plates (including title), 63 colored maps, 4 tables, 1 plan (of Jerusalem) and 3 genealogies. Leaf 71 suffers from small amount of text adhering to adjoining paper. Moisture mark to edge of leaves 77-79 as well as intermittent moisture marks to page edges. Volume 2: 55 maps and 3 tables. This edition w... View more info

Canaan d'apres l'exploration recente par le P. Hugues Vincent des Freres Precheurs

By: Hugues Vincent

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, J. Gabalda & C, 1907

Wear to head of spine, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages View more info

Catalogue of the Engraved Gems of the Post-Classical Periods in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities and Ethnography in the British Museum

By: O.M. Dalton

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, British Museum, 1915

Edition: First Edition

A clean copy; no name(s) or other signs of previous use. Modest edge wear to price clip jacket. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; No owner's names or other markings. Red cloth; blind ruled boards. View more info

Codex Hammurabi. Textus Primigenius.

By: E. Bergmann

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rome, Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, 1953

Printed wraps. Losses to spine. Pages tanned, otherwise, a nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; [i],52 pages View more info

Dionysiac Sarcophagi in Baltimore

By: Karl Lehmann-Hartleben & Erling C. Olsen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University & The Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery, 1942

Printed wraps. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [82],[21] pages View more info

Gli antichi sepolcri, ovvero mausolei Romani, ed etruschi, trovati in Roma ed in altri luoghi celebri; nelli quali si contengono molte erudite Memorie: Raccolti, disegnati, ed intagliati da Pietro Santi Bartoli Ed ora esisienti tra le Stampe della Calcografia della Rev. Camera Apostolica presso la Curia Innocenziana con Privilegio del Sommo Pontefice

By: Pietro Santi Bartoli

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Rome, Rossi, [1727]

Covers detached. Gilt title and design to spine. Lacks title page (supplied in reduced facsimile). Queer pagination. Lacking plate 22 but duplicates of plates 1 & 4 and 3 plates of 72. 113 plates in total. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 113 pages View more info

Image for Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In which Elephants and Wild Beasts were Employed or Slain And the Remarkable Local Agreement of History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in Europe and Siberia

Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In which Elephants and Wild Beasts were Employed or Slain And the Remarkable Local Agreement of History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in Europe and Siberia

By: Ranking, John

Price: $900.00

Publisher: London, For the Author, 1826

Edition: First Edition

Wear & bumps to fore-edge corners.; Early 20th century rebacking with modern morocco title label & gilt date stamp to foot; large fold out map, ten plates, some folding; marbled edges. ; 4to; xv, 516 pages View more info

La seconda parte della libraria historica di Diodoro Siciliano; tradotta dal greco in latino da diversi autori e nella nostra lingua da M. Francesco Baldelli.

By: Diodoro Siciliano

Price: $610.00

Publisher: 1575

Elaborate woodcut initials and head and tailpieces throughout. Loss on title page to C in Seconda. Worming to front pastedown and pgs 355-6 with slight scholia loss. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Le Tombeau de Nay a Gournet Marei (No. 271)

By: Labib Habachi & Pierre Anus

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cairo, L'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 1977

Printed wraps. Five foldout plates. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; [iv],[38],[xvi] pages View more info

Lucanus cum tribus commentis. : M. Annei Lucani Cordubensis Pharsaliadiligentissime per G. Versellanum recognita ; cum commentarijs Ioa[n]nis Sulpitij Verulani eruditio[n]is bone plenis. Philippi Beroaldi Bononien[si] nuper repertis. Iodoci Badij Ascensij perq[uam] familiaribus. Cum[que] ad castigationem adnotatis ab Anto. Sabellico. Iacobo Bononien[se]. Philippo Beroaldo. Baptista Pio. et quibusdam alijs. Item addite sunt cuiuslibet libri capite co[n]grue[n]tes historie totius....

By: Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, aka Lucan with commentary by Joannes Sulpitius Verulanus, Giovanni Battista Pio, Philippo Beroaldo, Anto. Sabellico, Jacobo Bononein, Josse Badius.

Price: $777.00

Publisher: Lyon, Jean Marion, 1519

Title p. in red and black; woodcut architectural border with "Symon Vincentius" in red at foot. Nice c. 5 by 9 cm woodblocks at the beginning of each of the ten books. [viii], cclxiii leaves in eights: AA;a-z; A-K. Full 19th century ruled calf. Lacks spine leather; front board detached; initial 16 leaves reinforced at fore edge, obscuring 4 printed scholia at leaf iii. ; 4to 18 x 24.5 cm View more info

Origines Gentium Antiquissiae; or, attempts for discovering the times of the first planting of nations; In several tracts

By: Rt. Rev. R. Cumberland

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Printed by W.B. for R. Wilkin, 1724

Full brown leather boards with blind stamped border motif to front cover. Gilt title and decorative motif to spine. Losses to head of spine. Front hinge beginning but still attached. Bookplate of Mons Anderson to front pastedown. A nice copy without other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [xl]; 480; [viii] pages View more info

Quae exstant interpretatione et notis illustravit Joannes Goduinus Professor Regius Jussu Christianissimi Regis In Usum Serenissimi Delphini

By: C. Julii Caesaris (Julius Caesar)

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Paris [Lutetiae Parisiorum], Petri Le Petit, 1678

Critical edition prepared by the humanist Jean Godouin in 1678. Foldout map of Gaol, with three plates + full page title plate. Ownership: Christphones Abbas Luecensis 1724, with University of Chicago deaccession stamping. Rebound in half morocco with gilt titling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Queen Moo and the Egyptian Sphinx

By: Augustus Le Plongeon, M.D.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Augustus Le Plongeon, M.D., 1896

Olive green boards, gilt particulars to cover and spine; deckled edges. Small tears and chip to front free endpaper. A handsomer copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages View more info

The Catalogue of the Ships in Homer's Illiad

By: R. Hope Simpson and J.F. Lazenby

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1970

An as new copy without owners' names or other markings in a fine mylar-wraped jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info